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ABC
Dec 8, 2012 7:00am PST
government wants to make it mandatory for your car to get one of those so-called black boxes, like they have on airplanes, that could tell all if you get in a crash. many politicians worry about investigative reporters. lieutenant governor timothy murray of massachusetts crashed this government vehicle, it's his own car that did him in. murray told police he had his seat belt on and claimed he wasn't speeding. but a black box like this revealed he was actually traveling unbelted at more than 100 miles per hour. you're probably used to hearing about black boxes helping investigators solve airplane crashes. but car manufacturers have quietly placed similar devices in more and more vehicles. turning our own cars into snitches. >> wasn't that good of -- very nervous. >> reporter: former new jersey governor jon corzine found that out, getting seriously hurt in this crash. only to have a data recorder reveal to the world, the governor himself didn't have a belt on, while the state trooper driving him was traveling 91 miles per hour in a 65-mile-per-hour zone. >> i'm going to do some things on this
ABC
Dec 6, 2012 7:00am EST
on monday. and since then, there has been no activity at those airfields. and the syrian government insists it will not use chemical weapons. but that does not mean this threat has gone away. opposition forces are gaining ground in syria's capital, putting more pressure on syria's unpredictable and vicious president. josh? >> and as news becomes available, we'll have it for you. martha, thank you for that. >>> other breaking news from the other major international crisis unfolding in recent days. the egyptian army has been deployed to keep the peace in cairo, after deadly riots erupted outside the palace overnight, between supporters and opponents of president mohamed morsi. you see them here. critics say morsi is trying to install a dictatorship, with his recent power grab and the new constitution written. five people have been killed in the fighting. hundreds more have been injured. >>> new accusations that walmart and the gap may have played a role in that devastating factory fire that made headlines around the world. at least 112 garment workers were killed in the fire in bangla
ABC
Dec 9, 2012 7:00am PST
economy? if you have all of these spending cuts on every government program, on top of everyone's taxes going up, i should say, once you see that prospect of everyone's taxes going up, i do think that no matter what, by mid-january at the latest, you will see that tax cut reinstated for most americans. for the bottom 98%. good, good chances the taxes are going up on the wealthy. >> psychologically, it's causing damage. confidence drop as well because of what's going on in washington. george, thank you. >> thanks for cheering us up, george. we appreciate it. >>> today on the show, we got a big show, george has two powerhouse roundtables. later this morning on "this week." >>> time now for a check of the weather with ginger. >> most the nation is snow-starved. starting yesterday, overnight, into this morning, we're getting our first big meal of snow that is. you can look at some of the places that we have here. from montana to colorado, all of the way to northern illinois, it's snowing in some sports. sacred heart, minnesota, picked up over 4s, 4.5. houron, south dakota, 6.5. because the
ABC
Dec 7, 2012 7:00am PST
government releasing the month li jobs report. bettering that expected. the unemployment rate dropping to a four-year low. though some people did stop looking for work. hurricane sandy did disrupt hiring. but not as badly as expected. >>> and a major blow to union rights in michigan. republican lawmakers there have pushed through right-to-work bills. hundreds of activists stormed the capitol, protesting the legislation, which would ban unions from requiring employees to pay fees. >>> and a frightening scene for holiday shoppers this morning. an escalator at a macy's in suburban seattle malfunctioned. breaking apart and leaving four people slightly injured, including two toddlers. officials there say a mechanical failure is to blame. >>> and finally, perhaps, if nothing else, evidence that someone up there must be watching. look at what happens when a tennessee jewelry store clerk tries to make a sale. out of nowhere, that's an suv, through the front glass. nearly taking out both clerk and customer. both were shaken up. but remarkably, best news of all, no one was hurt. >> no o
ABC
Dec 10, 2012 7:00am EST
. just 22 days before everyone's taxes go up, every government program is cut. there's a bit of hope that a deal to avoid the consequences could be coming, sparked by the first meeting in weeks between the president and john boehner. jake, what do we know about the meeting? >> reporter: they spoke on the phone on friday and set up a meeting for yesterday. speaker boehner did come here. and though i don't think there's any reason to believe we're really close to a deal, progress has been made, though one side of the talks staaid that that progress is fragile. >> we're getting close to the point, really, by tend of the week, if they're not a lot closer, it might be too hard to do by the end of the year. >> there could be a quick fix solution. republicans agree to keep the tax cuts in place for the 98% of the country. avoid tax cuts for a few month, go take winter break. that would not be a long-term solution but would avert the fiscal cliff. >> hillary clinton's future, talking about her for 2016, are we any closer, is the president any closer to naming her replacement? >> i don't thin
ABC
Dec 11, 2012 7:00am PST
shakespeare. >>> two, major headlines returning your taxpayer money. the government is selling off its remaining stake in aig, the insurance company that got the biggest bailout in the financial crisis. a slight profit is expected. >>> and hsbc is expected to pay the government $1.9 million to settle accusations that the bank helped launder money for mexican drug cartels and for officials in iran. >>> and take a look at this. massive fireball that you'll see there, streaking across the sky over houston. unfortunately, it was not a ufo. simply a meteor that people saw before dawn, driving. very unfortunate. it was so bright, a camera caught it 500 miles away. had it been a ufo, obviously, a life-changer. >>> and it was supposed to be the game of the year between new england and houston last night. wasn't even close. even when things didn't go as planned, as you see here, well, the patriots took advantage, fumbling into the end zone. why not? tom brady and the patriots steamrolling the houston, texans. the new daddy threw for four scores. and right now, there's no doubt about who the
ABC
Dec 13, 2012 7:00am PST
on capitol hill. thank you very much. >>> now, to the proposed government crackdown on one of the most deadly hazards on the road, wrong-way driving. the ntsb offering measures to keep dangerous drivers off the road. abc's jim avila has the story. >> reporter: it is a frightening sight with tragic consequences, the wrong-way driver. >> it's a limited access highway. >> reporter: this crash just happening wednesday in pennsylvania, killing 27-year-old tiffany allcore. >> we had a fatality. someone going the highway in the wrong direction. >> reporter: nearly 400 people die each year from wrong-way driving. most from head-on, high-speed accidents. in fact, 22% of wrong-way crashes are fatal, compared to less than 1% of all other crashes. >> and they're completely preventable. >> reporter: that's why the national transportation safety board just launched a nation wide crackdown. zeroing in on those responsible. 15% involve drivers over 70 years old. but the real danger is alcohol. 60% of wrong-way accidents are caused by drunk drivers. nearly 10% by repeat offenders, which is why the
ABC
Dec 5, 2012 7:00am PST
trying to capture him. >> reporter: overnight, mcafee said the government had raided his home and threatened the family of his 20-year-old girlfriend, sam. >> 15 armed soldiers come in and personally kidnap my housekeeper. threaten sam's father with torture. and haul away $500,000 worth of my [ bleep ]. if they're not after me, why all of these raids? there have been eight raids. >> reporter: for three weeks, mcafee has been on the run, here, pictured by "vice" magazine, flying to throw off manhunt police say never existed. calling in false sightings. >> mr. mcafee has been arrested just across the border of belize. >> reporter: and zipping around in speedboats and vans. all as authorities, including belize's prime minister, question his sanity. >> it strikes me that he's extremely paranoid. i would go so far as to say bonkers. >> reporter: but now, all that misdirection and admitted paranoia may be coming to an end. do you feel safe finally? >> absolutely. i feel like i've come home. >> reporter: he feels so safe, in a couple of hours, he'll hold a press conference in guatemala c
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